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NASA JPL Theodore von Kármán Lecture Series Streamed Live
This lecture series brings the excitement of the space program's missions, instruments and other technologies to the community. Lectures take place twice per month, on consecutive Thursdays and Fridays. Thursdays' are streamed live via Ustream at 7:00 PM Pacific. July 14's presentation: To Boldly Go...Well, You Know: NASA’s Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt.

Astronomy Day
The next Astronomy Day this year is October 8, 2016. Local astronomical societies, planetariums, museums, and observatories will be sponsoring public viewing sessions, presentations, workshops, and other activities to increase public awareness about astronomy and our wonderful universe.

Earth Science Week
This year's Earth Science Week will be held from October 9-16, 2016 and will celebrate the theme "Our Shared Geoheritage." Earth Science Week 2016 learning resources and activities engage young people and others in exploring geoheritage throughout the Earth systems, including the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere.

International Observe the Moon Night October 8 2016
International Observe the Moon Night is an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. Everyone on Earth is invited to join the celebration by hosting or attending an InOMN event and uniting on one day each year to look at and learn about the Moon together.

LPI SkyFest Event for Juno Mission
The next SkyFest family event at the Lunar and Planetary Institute will be August 6 from 1-3pm. Activities will relate to the Juno mission's arrival at Jupiter!

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